Hershkowitz Family History

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Hershkowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Hershke, a pet form of Hersh (see Hirsch 2).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Herskowitz, Gershowitz, Berkowitz, Moskowitz, Benowitz, Herskovitz

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Hershkowitz Family Origin

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Hershkowitz Family Occupations

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Hershkowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hershkowitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Hershkowitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hershkowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hershkowitz in 1946 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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